4th June

…small slow growing tree rare in cultivation. Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Aesculus chinensis Crataegus schraderiana is finally out in flower. Flowers sit well with the white hue to…

28th October

…flower which I do not recollect seeing before. Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis Aralia chinensis 2019 – CHW The BBC say the country is bathed in sunshine! Caerhays has had an…

25th September

…fruit as usual. Acanthopanax aff. sessiliflorus Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ with yet more secondary flowers. Two crops of these in reality. Magnolia ‘Black Tulip’ Rhus chinensis just out in flower –…

13th June

…kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ with flower bracts still creamy in the shade and now with red spots in full sun. Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’ Cornus kousa chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’…

10th June

…2015 – CHW A cornus hunt reveals:Cornus kousa var Chinensis ‘Wisley Queen’This plant was given to my father by Richard Carew-Pole when he was RHS president. Cornus kousa var chinensis

8th June

…‘Fern Leaf’ Cornus kousa var. chinensis ‘Xanthocarpa’ has yellow (not red) fruits which we can now look forward to as it flowers for the first time. Cornus kousa var. chinensis

22nd November

…Mahonia oiwakensis Colour on Rhus chinensis – a delicate mix of colours. Rhus chinensis Rhus chinensis The first ever flower clusters forming on Aralia vietnamensis at about 15ft on the…

15th November

…years and will soon be a small tree. Ilex opaca Ilex opaca Ilex opaca An elderly Enkianthus chinensis with the full autumn show. Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Enkianthus chinensis Pruncus…

1st April

…Stachyurus praecox) is now full out and splendid. I fear it will soon die from over flowering and over seeding which it does every year. Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus chinensis Stachyurus…

25th October

chinensis which have yet to blow away. Aesculus chinensis A real surprise! A flower out already on Camellia ‘Takanini’. Always early into flower but never this early before. Normally December….